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Category Archives: ALEC
Share2013 Ranking (2012 Ranking) 1. (not listed) Governor Richard Snyder- It is one thing to be eccentric (call it a nerd if you want). It is quite another to completely disregard this crucial fact; government is not a business. States are democratic institutions. Businesses … Continue reading
ShareBill Maher famously said “I’m not saying all Republicans are racist, but if you’re racist, you’re probably a Republican.” Borrowing his style, I’d like to say that not all Republicans are for voter suppression, but if you are suppressing voters, you are probably a … Continue reading
Share While you are waiting for the collective bargaining and recall Governor Rick Snyder petitions to reach your door, why not sign these petitions today? First, be sure to sign the online petition to reinstate Brooke Harris. Brooke was fired for TRYING to organize … Continue reading
Share1. The Republican Supermajority- Our government was set up to have checks and balances. When one party, especially if it is lead by an extreme element in that party, takes power of all the branches of Government, there are no checks or … Continue reading
Share My very first blog post was an analysis of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) 15th and 16th Report Card on American Education. I was inspired to begin blogging after Governor Snyder used ALEC’s faulty metrics to belittle our education system during … Continue reading
ShareGovernor Rick Snyder’s campaign web page featured a section on his plan for Michigan public schools. On that page he pointed out that Michigan schools are ranked 42nd in the nation. A footnote revealed that his information came from the … Continue reading